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What Types of On the Job Injury Risks Do Airport Workers Face?

Recently, United Continental Holdings settled an airport work injury lawsuit involving safety issues at Newark Liberty International Airport. Reportedly, the settlement requires to provide a safer work environment for its employees, including installing new baggage conveyor belts. The safety of United Continental’s workers came into question after officials from the US Department of Labor reported finding hazardous conditions in the company’s baggage handling facility during an inspection. According to the Department of Labor, the conditions put baggage handlers and other employees at an increased risk of suffering an airport work injury, such as neck sprains, back injuries, shoulder injuries and neck strains. How Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Work in New Jersey? Employers in New Jersey are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If an employee suffers a workplace accident or injury, workers’ comp can help cover their medical bills and at least a portion of their lost wages if their…
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